noun (usually used with a singular verb)
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Origin of news
OTHER WORDS FROM newsnewsless, adjectivenews·less·ness, noun
Words nearby news
Example sentences from the Web for news
The Business Insider publisher is announcing this week the launch of a news bureau in Singapore, kicking off with four reporters and a salesperson.‘We’re about hiring journalists’: Insider Inc. launches third global news hub in Singapore|Lucinda Southern|September 17, 2020|Digiday
The president made the assertion during a news briefing where he defended his administration’s response to the pandemic.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Alongside news of Caputo’s hiatus came word that his deputy, Paul Alexander, would permanently leave.The Trump administration’s politicization of coronavirus comes to a head|Aaron Blake|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
The viewers of Striscia la Notizia, a popular satirical news program, are shown “100% Brumotti,” a segment in which Vittorio Brumotti, a noted trick cyclist, roams Italy on his bike combating various social ills.Vittorio Brumotti Serves Vigilante Justice on a Bike|Tom Vanderbilt|September 15, 2020|Outside Online
The news came hours after Microsoft revealed that TikTok owner ByteDance had rejected its acquisition, putting an end—for now at least—to a geopolitical drama that has roiled the tech world for months.Twitter users sound off about Oracle’s TikTok deal|Jeff|September 14, 2020|Fortune
Almost all of the network and cable news channels said that they would not be showing the cartoons either.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Other major news outlets made the same decision, hiding behind a misplaced sense of multicultural sensitivity.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And extortion makes a lot more sense before a story hits the news wire, not after.
Earlier this week, Huckabee ended his Fox News talk show so he could spend time mulling another bid for the Republican nomination.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Terrorism is bad news anywhere, but especially rough on Odessa, where the city motto seems to be “make love, not war.”
The expatriated ex-rebels became alarmed by the non-receipt of the indemnity instalment and the news from their homes.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
News came that the rebels were plundering the British quarters, and the infantry went there in hot haste.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
A considerable proportion of the industrial and commercial news is now written to an end.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The news of these successes brought crowds of volunteers to our standard.
Next morning Judy shouted that there was a rat in the nursery, and thus he forgot to tell her the wonderful news.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for news
noun (functioning as singular)
- the news a presentation, such as a radio broadcast, of information of this typethe news is at six
- (in combination)a newscaster
Derived forms of newsnewsless, adjective
Word Origin for news
Idioms and Phrases with news
see bad news; break the news; no news is good news.